Monthly Archives: January 2011

Traffic

Traffic in Gujarati cities is either chaotic or very chaotic, depending on the time of day. Travel on city streets is difficult, stressful, and sometimes dangerous (both because of the traffic and the pollution). Almost every form of transportation will … Continue reading

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Possessed

For many of us, demon possession is something we read of in the Bible but never expect to encounter in our lives. In India, demon possession is a part of life. Most people have met or know well someone who … Continue reading

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Boldly

Believers from around the world visit Gujarat, with the intention of sharing the love of Jesus with the lost living here. As they prepare to come, pray that they “will be filled with the knowledge of His will in all … Continue reading

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Patel

The Patidar are a large Hindu ethnic group from the state of Gujarat. Three hundred years ago many in this group took the name Patel and it has since been the main surname for the group. Originally the Patidar were … Continue reading

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Uttarayan

Uttarayan, or Makar Sankrati, is a day that marks the decline of winter. It is a day of celebration. While Uttarayan is predominately a Hindu festival, marking the waking of the gods from their winter sleep, in Gujarat it is … Continue reading

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A Great Multitude

Rev 7:9-10 “After this I looked, and behold, a great multitude that no one could number, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, with palm … Continue reading

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Sojourners

Not all Gujaratis live in Gujarat. Gujaratis are found in large numbers in more than 27 countries around the world. In many of these countries, the word of God is spoken freely and available to all. Pray for Gujaratis who … Continue reading

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